Rockford Scanner™: Accident with multiple injuries, Possibly a police chase




Sources are reporting an accident with multiple injuries.

It happened at W Riverside and N Main.

Unconfirmed reports are saying there was a police chase and it ended with an accident.

We were told the vehicle fleeing from Loves Park police westbound on Riverside, when it crashed into a vehicle near this intersection.

Multiple injuries were reported. At least 2 people were injured. There are reports of a small child being inside one of the vehicles involved in the crash. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Photos and videos will be posted later on.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Accident on the East side, Possible someone fled the scene




 

Approximately 10 PM there was an auto accident near Jefferson and 3rd in Rockford.

We only saw one vehicle involved in the accident.  We have been told someone may have fled the scene. But police have yet to confirm this.

We were told there were no injuries.  The accident was partially blocking the northbound lanes of traffic.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

Photos and video will be posted later on tonight








 

Rockford Scanner™: Incident On A Flight in Rockford




 

Sources are reporting an incident that happened on a flight to Rockford last night. The flight was from Mesa to Rockford, on the Allegiant flight #563.   

Sources said several police officers had the plane passengers detained and would not let anyone off the plane.

“The Rockford PD was waiting to board the plane. We, the passengers were kept on the plane for quite awhile not able to deplane while the officers questioned other passengers.
We were not given any information, just asked to remain in our seats while someone was escorted from the flight.” a source told us. 

We have tried to get information from the airport and RPD, both declined comment.  

According to the RPD call log, there was a “medical assist” but it is unknown if it was related to this incident. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Avoid The Area




CRASH UPDATE: On Saturday, August 24, 2019, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Rockford Police Officers responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 3700 block of Broadway. Officers learned a vehicle traveling westbound crossed the center line and collided with a vehicle going eastbound. The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 54-year-old female, was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. Her name is not being released at this time. The 15-year-old male passenger in the westbound vehicle and the 37-year-old male driver of the eastbound vehicle were both transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Rockford Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team is on scene investigating the accident. The public is asked to avoid the area for the next several hours. No further information is available at this time

CRASH UPDATE: 1 person pronounced deceased, 2 others transported to a local hospital. Reconstruction team on scene investigating.

We heard the female approx 50 years old and the male in his 20-30’s were transported to a local hospital.  There are reports a 3rd victim, And their condition is unknown.  Extrication took approx. 15 minutes according to sources.



UPDATE: This is a confirmed fatal. Officials have confirmed one person has died and 2 others have been transported.


Sources are reporting a head on collision. 

It happened approx. a bit after 6 pm tonight in the 3800 block of Broadway.
That is near Eastmoreland and Sexton.

Reports of a head on collision near this location.

Injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries do appear to be serious. (Possibly fatal)  But officials have not confirmed this yet.

Victims are reported to be a female approx. 50 years old. and a male in his 20-30’s. And an unknown 3rd victim.

Extrication is needed.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.
AVOID the area








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fireworks Accident During An Event At A Local School




 

Madison who is a senior at Hononegah sent us the following video from last night’s fireworks mishap at the Hononegah High School Purple & Gold Fest 2019 at the Hononegah High School.   

As you can see there was a fireworks mishap, unknown on injuries. Watch the video below. 

The firework show was from 9:45-10 pm according to their website








 

Rockford Scanner™: River Rescue In Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a river rescue in Rockford. 

Just before noon today there was a person in the Rock River in the 1400 block of S Main.  A citizen was trying to rescue the person in the water.

Emergency personnel were en route.   No other details at this time.

Update: The person was rescued out of the river, unknown on the victims condition.

RS Source







 

Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Alert Near Roscoe, Yup That Is What You Think It Is In the Roadway




 

Sources are reporting a traffic alert near Roscoe. 

Reports of a pontoon boat that has fallen off a trailer, and into the roadway on N Second st (251)  near Roscoe.

No reports of injuries.  Unknown how the boat fell off the trailer.

RS SOURCE







 

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident In Loves Park




Sources are reporting a bad accident in Loves Park. 

It happened near Forest Hills and Harlem.

A vehicle has reportedly crashed into a pole near this intersection.

Injuries were being reported.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at the time of posting this.

You may want to avoid the area for awhile, or expect delays.


Video and photos by RS sources